Community Support

Provides Soldiers and Families with timely, comprehensive information on both military and community resources that will assist in meeting basic needs and improve quality of life.

Community Information Services (Information and Referral) 

Community Information Services (Information and Referral) provides Soldiers and Families with timely, comprehensive information on both military and community resources that will assist in meeting basic needs and improve quality of life.  

Army OneSource (AOS) Community Support Coordinators  (Community Outreach)  Identify and build relationships with community service agencies, promoting partnerships with the Army and additional resources to military service providers and geographically dispersed Soldiers and their Families.

Virtual Family Readiness Groups (vFRG)  A Commander’s tool to communicate with Soldiers and Army Families.  It is intended to meet the needs of geographically dispersed active and reserve units and Families.  It replicates the major components of Family Readiness Groups in a virtual context.  The vFRG offers eArmy Family Messaging, an immediate contact with Families using a variety of electronic media.

Outreach Services  Method of service delivery. Center based services are supplemented with outreach to Families.  The primary focus of outreach will be to deliver services to the following populations:  geographically or socially isolated Families identified as needing specific outreach services; first-term Soldiers and Families; geographically separated Families; newly arrived Soldiers and Families in the community; single-parent Families, and other Soldiers and Families identified by a needs assessment.  Additionally, unit service coordination will be established with commanders to provide the support needed by the units.